Hyderabad: Heavy rainfall occurred in isolated places in Mahabubabad, Warangal Rural, and Yadadri Bhuvanagiri districts in Telangana in the last 24 hours.
Atmakur in Warangal Rural recorded the state's highest rainfall of 8 cm.
Besides, Chennaraopet in Warangal Rural (7 cm), Gudurwrgl in Mahabubabad (7 cm), Bhuvanagiri in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri (7cm), Kothaguda in Mahabubabad (6 cm), Khanapur in Warangal Rural (6 cm), Jammikunta in Karimnagar (6 cm), Nallabelly in Warangal Rural (6 cm), and Karimnagar in Karimnagar district (6 cm) also recorded moderate to heavy rainfall.
Warangal Rural (52.4 mm), J. Bhupalpally (39.6 mm), Karimnagar (39.1 mm), Komaram Bheem (28.2 mm), and Warangal Urban (26.5 mm) districts received the maximum rainfall in the state in the last 24 hours.
A weather enthusiast, Balaji T, popularly known as Telangana Weatherman said that Nallabelly in Warangal reported a whopping 138 mm (very heavy rainfall) in the last 24 hours which is a record breaking rainfall in the last 18 years. "Many places in Sircilla, Karimnagar, Jangaon, Peddapalli, Warangal, Mancherial, Bhupalpally got heavy rains," he tweeted.
As per independent weather observers in the state, hail storms also occurred at isolated places in Hanamkonda, Jangaon, Komaram Bheem, and Warangal.
Meanwhile, Medak recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 18 degrees Celsius and Nalgonda, the highest maximum temperature of 34 degrees Celsius in the last 24 hours.
The IMD has also issued warnings for light to moderate rainfall accompanied with lightning and gust winds of 30-40 kmph speed between 1 pm to 4 pm on January 12 at isolated places in Siddipet, Jangaon, Yadadri, Khammam, Sangareddy, Nalgonda, Medak, and Suryapet districts.